By now, most kids have begun their summer vacation.‑ The pools are open, and the parks are teeming with children eager to get dirty.‑ Unfortunately, summer also signifies the beginning of what experts call the “trauma season.”‑ Tragedies peak during the summer months because children
We live in a stressful society with constant demands. Whether it is trying to get to work, catching the final minutes of your son or daughters game, hurrying to that last sale, or getting through rush hour traffic, we are always on the go. Almost everything we do on a day-to-day basis coincides
U.S. Rep. Mark Souder released the following statement upon learning of the passing of President Ronald Reagan.
“My thoughts and prayers are with the Reagan family. Especially Mrs. Reagan, who stood by the former president with such devotion during these last 10 years. While today the Gipper
One of the many missions of the Wayne Township Trustee Office is the Wayne Township Workfare Dept. Comprised of many missions within itself the Workfare Dept was originally designed as a way for applicants receiving assistance to repay the taxpayers by performing community service for non-profit
Dear Waynedale News Readers,
The time has come to take a serious look at traffic improvements for Time Corners. This is one of the oldest shopping centers in our community and the growth of residents on the western edge of Fort Wayne and the surrounding subdivisions has severely strained the roadways
I’ve received quite a few calls recently regarding disturbances in the Lakewood Park area near Gio’s on Bluffton Road. There have been problems with noise, cars damaging private property, trash on private property, etc. Except for occurrences on Gio’s property such as noisy patrons
Just in time for the start of summer vacation, the crew behind the Harry Potter phenomenon has produced another movie. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is the third installment in the Harry Potter series. The movie’s heroes, Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Hermione (Emma Watson), and Ron
Fort Wayne native, Chad Smith was recently promoted to branch sales manager at Three Rivers Federal Credit Union. Smith will manage the Three Rivers FCU branch in Waynedale, which recently celebrated its grand opening on May 18th.
Smith began employment at Three Rivers in April 2002 as assistant branch
Reflections On How God Holds Things Together
Change always brings with it several kinds of feelings. If the change is a happy one, one that we anticipated, then there is a fair amount of joy that accompanies it. If the change is an unanticipated one, then there may be anxiety or fear, doubt, and
Girl Scouts and Brownies from Troops 904, 394, 850 and 704 recited the Girl Scout Promise as they marched in the Waynedale Memorial Day Parade. The girls and leaders wore the following names of deceased veterans: Elvin Winchester, William Workman, Robert Hunter, Michael Brase, Clay Landrum, Donald
This segment of HTYH is the beginning of Barleycorn’s discussion on Step-Seven, “Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.” I began with a book titled, Daily Reflections written by AA members for AA members and since July is the seventh month, it correlates with Step-Seven, DF
On June 9, 2004, David Parrish American Legion Post #296 held an award ceremony for S. Sergeant Marion (Toots) Hunter, who is a WWII veteran. He was presented a Bronze Star by Nicholas Wall, representing Senator Richard Lugar’s office in Indianapolis.
Marion’s granddaughter and friends,
“Every Heart Beats True for the Red White and Blue – Old Glory”
On June 3, 2004, essay awards were presented at Benoit Academy, 3029 E. Paulding Road. The 7th and 8th grade students participated. The winner was Alicia R. Lopez. Americanism Chairman, David Parrish Unit 296, Legion
DNR AWARDS GRANTS
Each year the Indiana Department of Natural Resources works with local communities and not-for-profit organizations to strengthen our historical and cultural heritage through the preservation of our history.
This year the agency will award $517,500 in federal historic preservation
Continued from page 305, Chapter Thirty-One of Pem Farnsworth’s book, Distant Vision. Phil’s superiors at ITT were beginning to object to the considerable costs involved and began to express doubts that Farnsworth would ever bring his “fusor” to the point of a controllable
On May 29, 2004 at the David Parrish American Legion Post #296 an all day tribute was given to honor the World War II Veterans. There was a great turnout. A prayer breakfast was from 8am-11am, with social time from 11am-1pm followed by Posting of the Colors. The Memorial Ceremony certificates and
Many folks across our nation will find a deeper meaning to Memorial Day this year. The reality of war has touched and saddened families who have lost loved ones killed and maimed in the defense of our country.
The desire to honor our fallen soldiers began after the Civil War. Local springtime tributes
Discover the architecture, history and heritage of Fort Wayne, Indiana. ARCH and the Oakdale Neighborhood Association will hold the Historic Oakdale Home and Garden Tour on Saturday, June 26, 2004, from 12-5pm. Tour eight homes built between 1915 and 1930, and visit a number of outstanding gardens.
Thursday, June 10th a party was held at Karen’s Kitchen to honor Glen Stebing. Glen graduated from Auburn High School in 1938. He attended Manchester College, where he was an All-State guard in football, and graduated with a B.S. Degree in Social Studies and Physical Education. He enlisted
Three local pregnancy care centers were the beneficiaries of donated baby items through the WBCL Radio Network’s local Likewise Project 2004.
WBCL staff members, along with the staff and volunteers at the pregnancy care centers, spent two weeks in May at various locations throughout Indiana and
A Feather from Jacob
I wish to thank everyone who responded with compassion, love and respect to our family in the loss of little 4-year old Jacob Gessner, my grand-nephew.
I went out to my prayer circle the morning after the funeral to pray and to touch the prayer pole.‑ In the middle of this sacred
Student Jen Brown, of Woodheath Avenue manipulates a lock of hair for Torquoise Harvin during the Dodane Fundraiser on Friday, June 4th.
Masters of Cosmetology College, located in Quimby Village,held the fundraiser on Friday, June 4 to help the family of Jamie Dodane. Masters of Cosmetology donated
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